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‘Motherhood Out Loud’ Tells Stories of Mothers at All Stages of Parenthood

Posted on · Motherhood Out Loud is a series of 15 scenes and monologues performed by area actors, designed to subvert notions about parenthood. The production tells the tales of mothers at all the stages of parenthood: childbirth, raising their kids, dealing with rebellious teenagers, and facing an empty nest. The show runs through May 21 at the […]

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How a Selfie Got Felicia Day Her Dream Job

Posted on · (Above: Actress Felicia Day. Image Courtesy: FeliciaDay.com) Felicia Day is a noted actress, writer, and all-around major figure in the so-called "geek" community. Some of her earliest appearances were in her own web series The Guild and Joss Whedon's Dr. Horrible's Sing-a-Long Blog. More recently, she's appeared in Supernatural, Eureka, and now the revival of […]

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Ben Kingsley Performs ‘Peter and the Wolf’ With the Houston Symphony

Posted on · This Saturday (Sept. 17, 2016), the Houston Symphony, under the direction of conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada, will perform Prokofiev's classic children's story set to music, Peter and the Wolf. And that's a bit of a departure for the symphony in terms of a season opener – at least until you learn who's narrating it: actor and […]